American animation has entertained millions around the world, from Walt Disney cartoons to Hanna Barbera cartoons. Some of these cartoons have gave us the most iconic entertainment characters of all time. Not only that but they have also stayed ageless, watching Tom & Jerry for a kid now or when it came out is still enjoyable. There are lots of little known facts about TV’s biggest shows, here are a few of them.
Charming Palestine Leader Yasser Arafat was a cartoon buff, he didn’t enjoy many other American things but he found a place in his heart for this lovable animated drawings.\
One of the greatest specials in Television history, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, has a fitting narrator. The man who played the role of Frankenstein, in the hit classic “Frankenstein 1970”, Borris Karloff, he was the voice of the narrator and mostly the only voice in that episode.
Disney has become one of biggest media conglomerates in the world but the man who was behind it all, Walt Disney, died before seeing any of his work come to fruition. Walt died miserably poor and unappreciated at the time.
Dennis The Menace, was a newspaper comic strip before it hit the big screens. The strip was well known and beloved but no one expected it to do well elsewhere. There have been countless tv adaption, comics and even movies. The show and strip are largely the same, following the trouble making young Dennis. The strip however has Dennis’s always dog companion by the name of Ruff and the shows by the name of Gnasher.
When the character of Mickey Mouse was being created, he was drew with only three fingers because drawing five and animating would have been slightly more expensive. During that era Disney was having trouble trying to breakthrough but soon they would with their three fingered mouse.
Bugs Bunny one of the most famous non Disney characters is a rabbit but with the attitude of a bug. Hence why he is always annoying the doc like a pest and named “Bugs”.
Hopefully those were some enlightening facts about cartoons for you.
Fruits are one of the most important part of our diet. Knowing what they do and what benefits they bring is a great asset for anyone. They are somethings about fruits we do not know or at least we think we do but we don’t. Here are some little known facts about fruits.
Tomatoes are often thought to be a vegetable by the general consensus of the population but this is not true. Factually speaking tomatoes are fruits. The confusion arises because of cooks and scientists disagree with each other. Cooks treat tomato as a vegetable as it is used like on in many meals but scientist see it as a fruit as it biological is similar to one.
A lemon has more sugar than a strawberry or an orange. Lemons have 70% of sugar and strawberries only have 40%. This is weird because if one would go by the taste, you could assume strawberry is definitely more sugar filled.
If you’ve ever wondered why do you feel so hydrated after eating a cucumber, its because a cucumber is over 90% consisted of water.
If you have iron deficiency you should eat an orange with a meal that has iron. Orange is one of the best fruits to help absorb iron.
Avocado’s are a great addition to any tortilla but if your doing a diet or trying to keep low calories avocado’s might not be for you since they are the fruit with the largest amount of calories.
Bananas are one of the few fruits that don’t grow on trees.
Another interesting fact about Banana’s they are the most eaten fruit in North America. One would guess it would between the apple, orange or banana.
If you are eating pineapples, there is a good chance it is from Hawaii as 75% of the world’s pineapples are grown there.
One last fun fact, grapes explode when you put them in the microwave, no normal person should know that.
Everybody has at least one rock band they love to listen to. For each person this can be different. It’s always fun to know a weird fact about famous band and tell our friends. Here are facts that very little known about some of the world’s biggest bands ever.
The Rolling Stones’s bassist, Bill Wyman once had a public relationship with a thirteen year old girl. After she became of the legal age of consent, they got married. The marriage only lasted a year, which is not bad for a rockstar at the prime of his career. Things got weird from here. Bill’s thirteen year old son, Stephen married Mandy’s mother. Mandy was the thirteen year old Bill had initial married. That made Stephen, step father of his former step mother. Had Bill and Mandy stayed together, Stephen would have been his own grand father and his father’s father in law.
The British band Duran Duran, got their name from a Jane Fonda movie named Barbarella.
Aerosmith’s hit song “Dude Looks Like A Lady” was about Motley Crue’s Vince Neil, getting a song written about you is honoring but not in this case.
Rock Band names have gotten out of control with names like Dying Fetus but my personal favorite is Pussy Riot.